A man (Ben Stiller) fears the worst when he accompanies his fiancee's uptight father (Robert De Niro) and mother to meet his free-spirited mom and dad (Dustin Hoffman).
" Could have been much funnier than it is. "
" [Hoffman and Streisand] make a wonderful team, but it's too bad the material isn't fresher and more worth their time and yours. "
" The family is bigger, but the laughs aren't. "
" For audiences that loved Meet the Parents, the movie is a welcome chance to revisit funny and familiar characters. "
" This film has a lot more heart and it's just a lot of fun throughout with all these wonderful actors. "
" Why would you want to meet such a blowsy, bawdy, shticky crew in a low-comedy sequel to Meet the Parents? Two reasons only: Barbra Streisand and Dustin Hoffman. "
" There are few things sadder than wasted potential, unless it's sitting through 115 minutes of mediocrity desperately searching for a few decent jokes. "
" A vulgar farce that isn't remotely amusing. "
" More than any recent comedy I can think of, Meet the Fockers seems likely to split audiences between those who find it deliriously funny and those who grind their teeth at its obviousness. "
" A silly good time. "
" A resolutely average sequel, several subbasements below the first film in both comic inspiration and energy. "
" Don't even rent the DVD, it'll only encourage them. "
" A negligible product content to stoop for the easy laughs and the easy money. "
" It is Beavis and Butt-head rewriting The In-Laws, only the scripts for Beavis were much smarter. "
" Despite a cast enhanced with notable players -- Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand come on board as the elder Fockers -- the movie has few new jokes to tell, offering little more than slight modulations of familiar scenarios. "
" Meet the Fockers takes time to generate comic momentum, but the irresistible energy of Hoffman and Streisand soon refreshes the leftover story line from Parents. "
" Often-uproarious. "
" This sequel's title indicates the content: smutty, silly and liable to make you smirk despite yourself. "
" Very often vulgar and tasteless, and though there are some unexpected bursts of humor and even charm in the proceedings, it's light years away from Chekhov. "
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